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FL,United States

Member Since:

Feb 08, 2015



Goal Type:


Running Accomplishments:

Certified course PR's:

Mile: 4:28.0 (Florida, Jan 2020)

5K: 15:33 (FL, Jan. 2019)

10K: 34:31 (FL, Sept. 2015)

15K: 50:07 (FL, Feb. 2017)

1/2 Marathon: 1:12:33 (FL, Feb. 2017)

Marathon: 2:26:57 (WA, July 2019)

100k (63.3 miles, trail): 9:11:00 (FL, Jan. 2019)


I started running in 2010 and have (mostly) kept it a habit ever since!  

Miles:This week: 35.10 Month: 262.75 Year: 262.75
Slow milesFast milesTotal Distance

AM: 11.6 miles, 3.5 of them fast at effort (no goal interval).  Workout was 6x800, 4x200, equal distance recoveries between each.  Focused on breathing, relaxing, and helping Dylan stay consistent.

PM: 7.2 miles, 3.5 of them fast with a time goal of 2:30.  Workout was mostly the same as this morning- 7x800 this time, but with a max of 2:00 between each interval.  I was solo, unfortunately, but this workout felt pretty easy, and I could have pushed more for sure, but I'm happy with the result especially after the miles this morning.  A pretty standard 16-flat 5k effort after a tiring AM set is pretty cool to see right now.  Ideally, I'll be putting in some interval days in the 2:20-2:25 range by Christmas, so I can really get a sense of whether or not I can hit my next goal.  Really wish I didn't have to do these solo.  The mental toughness is just challenging to have and show up with every workout.  The mindset I have is much more negative when I am solo than when I'm running next to someone else/a group.  I literally switch from a growth mindset to a fixed one when I run solo.  The discipline is all I have to fall back on, sadly.

Splits- 2:32, 2:30, 2:30, 2:31, 2:30, 2:30, 2:30

From Eugene on Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 14:27:39 from

iím right there with you on the solo-workout mindset. my hope is that, like every other aspect of running, it gets easier the more you do it.

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